Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Spring Term 3 15 (7.5) Bas Lemmens checkmark-circle


Differential Calculus: The derivative as the gradient of the tangent to the graph, interpretation of the derivative as a rate of change, the formal definition of the derivative and the calculation of simple examples from first principles, differentiation of elementary functions, elementary properties of the derivative, including the product rule, quotient rule and the chain rule, using differentiation to find and classify stationary points, applications to finding basic Maclaurin series.
Integral Calculus: The integral as the area under a graph, definite and indefinite integrals, integration of simple functions, integration by parts, integration by substitution integration using partial fractions, separable first order ordinary differential equations.


Contact hours

Contact hours: 44
Private study: 106
Total: 150

Method of assessment

Assessment 1 (10-15 hrs) 20%
Assessment 2 (10-15 hrs) 20%
Examination (2 hours) 60%

Reassessment methods:

Indicative reading

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Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1 demonstrate understanding of the basic body of knowledge associated with differential and integral calculus of functions of a single variable;
2 demonstrate the capability to solve problems and apply the basic techniques associated with single variable calculus in several well-defined contexts;
3 demonstrate a mathematical proficiency suitable for stage 1 entry.


  1. Credit level 3. Foundation level module taken in preparation for a degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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